Club Development

Club Matters

Club Matters, the essential one-stop-shop for sports clubs, will provide you with support, learning and guidance on all aspects of running a club whether it is large, small, formal or informal. Club Matters offers free, simple and bitesize support to all clubs.

Club Matters can help you to improve your club with:

Online Support - There will be a range of support available including online toolkits, quick reference guides and e-learning modules.

Workshops - Club Matters workshops are free, short training sessions delivered across the country by experts in a range of specific areas.

Mentoring – Whether you want long term support, or just a short call to sound out your ideas, our Club Matters mentors can help. The flexible mentoring scheme will offer more personal support to you and your club.

Club Improvement Plan – An online health check for clubs of all sizes and at all stages of their development, to establish where they are performing well and whether they can develop. This will provide your club with a tailored development plan.

Club Views - A club review tool allowing you to ask your members and volunteers what they think about your club.

Clubmark – The universally acknowledged cross sport accreditation scheme for community sports clubs and Active Dorset is a licenced assessor. To find out more about Clubmark click here

Club Matters Website Demo

The brand new Club Matters website demo takes you on a tour of what's on offer to you from Club Matters. There are a wide range of resources available, and this short video shows you exactly where to find them. Why not take a look around? Click here to view the video.

Quick Reference Guides

Club Matters have designed four short guides on finances, management, people & marketing which you can download below:

Club Matters Workshops

Further Information

To access the main Club Matters website, click here and find all the resources you need.